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Sep
2014

A MULTI-YEAR, MULTI-DISCIPLINARY STRATEGY FOR THE JUNIOR LEAGUE OF THE FUTURE
As illustrated by the AJLI leadership team at the 92nd Annual Conference in St. Louis, this spring brought the eagerly anticipated announcement that key elements of The Junior League Transformation were ready to roll out to Leagues and League members.
“This is a fast, high-tech, connected age when women lead lives that are more demanding and complicated than they were in 1901,” says AJLI Executive Director Susan Danish. The genesis of the Transformation, she explains, was the intensive research conducted several …

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May
2014

Find out what Junior League leaders experienced at the AJLI 92nd Annual Conference through their social media updates.

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Apr
2014

It’s either the power of social media or the enthusiasm of amateur singing enthusiasts, but when we put this simple question on our Facebook page recently – We at AJLI would like to know whether your Junior League has a choir/singing group – we were definitely surprised at the number of responses…and how quickly they were posted!
It turns out that singing groups are an important component of community outreach for many Leagues. Popular venues are nursing homes, assisted living facilities and senior centers but also schools and occasionally League events. …

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Nov
2013

It’s called Remembrance Day in Canada (and in other Commonwealth countries) and Veteran’s Day in the U.S., but it all comes down to the same thing: the fighting that killed an estimated 10 million soldiers and 7 million civilians in Europe almost a century ago came to an end on November 11, 1918…and the 11th day of November has ever since been a day to commemorate the event.
But the war also took place at a time of greater civic leadership for women and, while they were not combatants, their roles …